By Mary Barrett
LOVELY LETTERS – 9 Cross-Stitch Alphabets
By Angela Pullen Atherton
Published by Annie’s, 306 East Parr Road, Berne, Indiana 46711
112 pages, paperback, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-57367-654-0
This book features nine alphabets that are perfect for adding a personal touch to nearly any item. The different alphabets are: Elegant and Exquisite, Fun and Funky and Clean and Classic. Each category features three alphabets with letters that can be easily combined to create names or words. The colors can be altered and fabrics changed to create projects.
By Connie Ellison
36 pages, paperback, $*.99, ISBN 978-1-57367-770-7
This book features 18 heartfelt projects to let someone know that you care. Some of them are the Simple Shawl, Deluxe Lap Robe, Preemie Blanket, and Banded Slouch Hat for cancer patients, and many others. All patterns have easy to follow instructions on how to make them. There is a Stitch Guide in the back of the book.
New Methods for
By Rohn Strong
40 pages, paperback, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-57367-771-4
This book shows 12 diverse designs including mix-and-match heel and toe construction. It has easy instructions for different types of socks. There is a Stitch Guide and Metric Conversion Charts in the back of the book.
A Crochet Christmas
By different designers
64 pages, paperback, $9.99, ISBN 978-1-57367-753-0
This book shows over 20 designs to help complete your holiday décor. Some of the items are a Christmas Angel, Festive Tree Skirt, Dome Ornaments, Ornamental Snowflakes, Glittering Globes and many others. Each one has easy to follow instructions on how to make them.
A Dozen Beanies for Baby
By Lena Skvagerson and Trine Lise Hoyseth
40 pages, paperback, $11.99, ISBN 978-1-59012-266-2
This book shows 12 designs for making beanies for babies. They include Sweet Stripes, Bambini, Seeds & Cables, True Baby Blue and many others. The knitting basic instructions are included.
These books can be found at your local bookstore, by writing to the publisher at the above address, by using the website www.anniescatalog.com, by calling 260-589-400 ext 370 or by checking your local library.